Ann H. Gabhart’s new novels are an automatic addition to my reading list, because they are always the epitome of what Christian Historical Fiction should be. “When the Meadow Blooms” is no exception, and brought me so much joy while reading – it is just such a sweet, enchanting, wholesome, and compelling story, and I could hardly put it down. Continue reading
A Tale Of Secrets That Will Speak To Your Heart
I’ve never before read a book by Amanda Cox, but I was so impressed with “The Secret Keepers of Old Depot Grocery” that I will definitely be searching out more titles by this talented author! Published by Revell in the summer of 2021, this book captivated me from start to finish with the story of how a family-run grocery store is the thread that ties generations of women – and their secrets – together into a heart wrenching tale of love and loss. Continue reading
Like Stepping Into A Time Machine!
For the last couple days, I have spent every spare minute at the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893, where I witnessed an unforgettable story unfold. How did I travel back in time? Jocelyn Green’s new release from Bethany House Publishers, “Shadows of the White City”, was my time machine of choice, and as is always the case with her books it completely immersed me from start to finish. This story is the second of “The Windy City Saga”, and takes place almost twenty years after “Veiled in Smoke” occurred. All my favorite characters return in these pages, but this time it is Sylvie Townsend who is featured in the spotlight, as uncomfortable as it may be for her. . .
A Thrilling Start to Ronie Kendig’s New Series
Master suspense author Ronie Kendig is back with a brand new series from Bethany House Publishers! “Storm Rising” is the first installment in “The Book of the Wars” series, and while it is a completely new story all it’s own, fans of “The Tox Files” will also recognize several familiar faces as the two stories overlap slightly. Continue reading
Powerful Stories and Dramatic Photography About Redefining Beauty
From the moment I learned about Rebecca Friedlander’s new project with BakerBooks, I knew it was a book I wanted to read! “Finding Beautiful: Discovering Authentic Beauty Around the World” is a lovely hardcover book packed with powerful stories, dramatic photography, and this statement at the core: “Let’s redefine beauty for our world!”. Continue reading
Finally We Discover Where Sophie Disappeared To!
Title: “Searching for You”
Author: Jody Hedlund
Publishing House/Publication Date: Bethany House / December 2018
Genres: Christian Historical Fiction; Christian Romance
Time Period: 1859
Number of Pages: 341
Series: Book #3 of the “Orphan Train” series
You should read this book if… You have previously read (and enjoyed) “With You Always” and “Together Forever”, the first two books in the “Orphan Train” series. In theory this book could also be read alone, but you will understand the back-story and enjoy it SO much more if you’ve read the entire saga in sequence! Continue reading
An Entertaining Western Adventure
When dance hall singer Louisa Bell inadvertently stumbles into a position as governess for the two precocious daughters of Fort Reno’s Major Daniel Adams, well, a series of endearing and often hilarious antics are bound to follow! “Holding the Fort” is the first book in the delightful new “Fort Reno” series, and was written by Regina Jennings and published by Bethany House in late 2017. Continue reading